Tag Archive for Library cuts

Libraries News Round-up: 10th September 2013

No Confidence in Ed Vaizey : 10th September Bob Usherwood: our professional duty to support the motion http://noconfidenceinedvaizey.wordpress.com/2013/09/10/bob-usherwood-our-professional-duty-to-support-the-motion/ Inside Moray : 10th September Opposition gathers as Moray Council admit legal challenge likely http://insidemoray.co.uk/?p=835 The Scotsman : 10th September Half of…

Libraries News Round-up: 9th September 2013

London Evening Standard : 9th September Lambeth | Council facing £150,000 bill after squatters trash ex-library  http://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/council-facing-150000-bill-after-squatters-trash-exlibrary-8804548.html OTS News : 8th September Sefton Council Discriminating Over Access To Library Anyone who believes that Sefton Council is discriminating against the people of Southport…

Libraries News Round-up: 7th September 2013

DutchNews.nl : 7th September Not all libraries should be closed: cabinet http://www.dutchnews.nl/news/archives/2013/09/not_all_libraries_should_be_cl.php THE INDEPENDENT : 7th September Boyd Tonkin: Brum’s palace of the book is a triumph – but can it spread its golden glow? http://www.independent.co.uk/arts-entertainment/books/features/boyd-tonkin-brums-palace-of-the-book-is-a-triumph–but-can-it-spread-its-golden-glow-8803070.html Birmingham Press : 3rd…

Libraries News Round-up: 4th September 2013

BBC Radio 4 iPlayer : 4th September Michael Rosen | Our Libraries: The Next Chapter – Episode 1  http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b038xx7b Save Lincolnshire Libraries : 3rd September Open Letter from a 90-year old Lincolnshire resident to his councillor http://savelincslibraries.org.uk/2013/09/03/an-open-letter-from-a-90-year-old-lincolnshire-resident-to-his-councillor/ Luton Today : 4th September Ideas…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st September 2013

The Observer : 1st September Birmingham’s last hurrah for local pride before civic Britain is culled http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/sep/01/birmingham-library-last-hurrah-civic-britain Spalding Guardian : 1st September Anger over plans to close libraries ” I can’t see the need or the point of any of…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd August 2013

The Next Web (TNW) : 22nd August The future of libraries http://thenextweb.com/insider/2013/08/22/the-future-of-libraries/ Sunderland Echo : 23rd August ‘No interest’ from community in running Sunderland libraries or other services http://www.sunderlandecho.com/news/local/all-news/no-interest-from-community-in-running-sunderland-libraries-or-other-services-1-5978018 Spalding Guardian : 23rd August Union’s library demos plea http://www.spaldingtoday.co.uk/news/latest-news/union-s-library-demos-plea-1-5421480 Society…

Libraries News Round-up: 14th August 2013

This Is Bristol : 14th August Come and meet us Simon Cook invitation extended, to discuss concerns about Bristol Central Library http://www.thisisbristol.co.uk/Come-meet-Simon-Cook/story-19654159-detail/story.html Daily Echo : 14th August Southampton |Plea to fund £1m new city library http://www.dailyecho.co.uk/news/10611522.Plea_to_fund___1m_new_city_library/ Harrow UNISON : 13th…

Libraries News Round-up: 1st August 2013

CILIP : 1st August New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed CILIP : 31st July New name for library and information professional body proposed http://www.cilip.org.uk/cilip/news/new-name-library-and-information-professional-body-proposed Library Journal : 1st August Ian Clark | UK Report Recommends Author…

Libraries News Round-up: 31st July 2013

DAILY TELEGRAPH : 31st July Council defends decision to stock extremist books at Woolwich library http://www.telegraph.co.uk/culture/books/10214547/Council-defends-decision-to-stock-extremist-books-Woolwich-library.html Booktrade Info : 31st July Irate UK librarians call for no confidence vote on Minister Vaizey http://www.booktrade.info/index.php/showarticle/48680 Good Library Guide : 31st July Copyright-…

Libraries News Round-up: 21st July 2013

Rutland Times : 21st July Lincolnshire villages could lose mobile libraries http://www.rutland-times.co.uk/news/local/lincolnshire-villages-could-lose-mobile-libraries-1-5304600 Spalding Guardian : 21st July ‘You have the power to save your library’ At a well-attended public meeting last Thursday at the Deeping Community Centre regarding the closure…

Libraries News Round-up: 24th June 2013

THE BOOKSELLER : 24th June Warning of major threat to Welsh library services http://www.thebookseller.com/news/warning-major-threat-welsh-library-services.html Wales Online : 24th June Libraries depts could be wiped out under swingeing budget cuts, council leader warns http://www.walesonline.co.uk/news/wales-news/libraries-departments-could-wiped-out-4701894 The Lincolnite : 24th June Campaigners opposed…

Libraries News Round-up: 23rd June 2013

The Scottish Sun : 23rd June Aamer Anwar | Vaizey must be brought to book on library cuts http://www.thescottishsun.co.uk/scotsol/homepage/news/papercolumnists/aameranwar/4980192/Vaizey-must-be-brought-to-book-on-library-cuts.html The Argus : 22nd June Newhaven | £1.6m library given the green light Work on the Newhaven facility will now begin…

Libraries News Round-up: 20th June 2013

Gov.uk : 20th June Ed Vaizey MP |Speech to the Society of Chief Librarians Seminar https://www.gov.uk/government/speeches/speech-to-the-society-of-chief-librarians-seminar BBC News : 20th June Councils ‘face 10% funding cut’ libraries included in “non-statutory services” by LGA again http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-politics-22995128 Public Libraries News : 19th…